REFG 104: Refrigerants: Chemistry and Ecology

Credits 1
With an emphasis on decreasing the impact on the environment by improved service techniques, study in this course will prepare the student to practice more environmental acceptable procedures. Study in this course will include: The chemical composition of the refrigerants commonly used in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, effects of the refrigerants on the environment, service procedures recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency for preventing the release of refrigerants to the atmosphere. During the course the students will examine oils and the appropriate application, changing, and disposal methods. This course is designed to be a concentrated study to help the student pass the EPA Refrigerant Certification Exam.(S)